The Bylaws of the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board 



Article I: Name

Name: The name of this organization is the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board hereinafter referred to as the “HLB”. 

Article II: Mission

 Mission: The mission of the Homeless Leadership Board is to coordinate all community partners, systems and resources available with the goal

individuals and families to prevent, divert, and end homelessness in Pinellas County.


Article III: Board of Directors


The Charter of the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board 

Pinellas County Continuum of Care FL-502
Governance Charter

The Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board, Inc., (the “HLB”) as governed by

the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board, Inc., Board of Directors is the entity

designated as the Pinellas County Continuum of Care, FL 502 (the “CoC”). 

Membership is composed of representatives from relevant organizations, governments,

and community representatives from throughout Pinellas County, and more fully

set forth herein. This entity serves as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

Development’s (HUD’s) recognized decision-making body for the Continuum

rule 24 CFR 578, Subpart B, entitled “Establishing and Operating a Continuum

of Care” [578.5(a)].




 Sunshine Law Update


HLB Sunshine Law Update 2014
I. Sunshine Law Requirements
A. What is the Scope of the Sunshine Law
- The Sunshine Law applies to any gathering of two or more members of the same Board; to discuss some matter that will foreseeably come before that Board for action. F.S. 286.011.
- All meeting of the Board must be open to the public.
- Reasonable notice must be provided as to the time and place of the meetings.
- Minutes of the meetings must be taken.
B. Who Must Comply with the Sunshine Rules
- Any Board or Commission of any state, county, city, or other political subdivision of the state must comply.
- A Board includes public or private organizations created by a public entity or delegated to perform a government function or plays an important part in a public entities decision making